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The subjunctive in noun clauses

Lilo Moessner

in The History of the Present English Subjunctive: A Corpus-based Study of Mood and Modality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474437998
eISBN:
9781474490757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437998.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores the frequency development of the subjunctive and its competitors, namely indicatives and modal constructions, in noun clauses in a corpus covering the historical periods Old ... More


The Endings of Suetonius’ Caesars

Tristan Power

in Suetonius the Biographer: Studies in Roman Lives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199697106
eISBN:
9780191779510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697106.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter evaluates the final sections of Suetonius’ Caesars with regard to the notion of ‘closure’ in ancient biographical and historical texts. It is shown that Suetonius utilizes the endings of ... More


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